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140 Palestinians in Israeli prisons enter 9th day of hunger strike

The inmates claim that agreements reached after a similar strike last April have still not been implemented.

A woman holds a picture of a Palestinian prisoner held in an Israeli jail, April 19, 2019
Israel detained over 1,600 Palestinian prisoners in 2019 - report

The report, issued to correspond with Prisoners’ Day, also showed that there are 500 Palestinians held in administrative detention without trial or charge.

NGO: State must protect rights of migrant mothers, children

Currently, many of the complaints regarding mistreatment of migrants in detention are serious, but the volume of those facing these issues are smaller than in the recent past.

Cellphones surgically removed from a detainee's body in Ofer prison
Man tries to smuggle phones into prison

The phones were surgically removed from the man's body.

An Israeli flag is seen next to the gate of the Megiddo Prison in northern Israel July 24, 2018. Pic
Prison guards and officials arrested on bribery charges

It is suspected that a prison official used his authority to give prisoners special privileges in exchange for money.

Israeli prison standards to be lowered in effort to deter terrorism

The party is over," Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan said at a press conference.

Prison jail cell illustrative
Drive-by shooting at Hadarim prison; crime group suspected

Israel Police and Israel Prison Service (IPS) intelligence officials were called to the scene.

Arab-Israeli poet Dareen Tatour poses for a picture.
Israeli-Arab poet Dareen Tatour released from prison

"They tried for years to frighten me and to keep me from writing," Tatour told 'The Jerusalem Post' on the day of her release. "They did not succeed."

Malka Leifer deemed psychologically fit to face extradition hearing

Her case is due to return to court in November when the reports will be examined by her legal team.

Elite soldier gets 18 months for accidentally shooting comrade

The soldier also received another 12 months probation and was demoted.

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